On 3 February in Japan’s history

ON 3 FEBRUARY IN JAPAN’S HISTORY

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Updated on February 3, 2019

1428: Death of Ashikaga Yoshimochi, 4th shogun (1408-1423) of the Ashikaga shogunate, born on March 12, 1386
http://wiki.samurai-archives.com/index.php?title=Ashikaga_Yoshimochi

Ashikaga Yoshimochi

1867: Emperor Mutsuhito (post name Meiji) is enthroned as the 122nd emperor of Japan. He will reign up to 1912
http://www.jref.com/glossary/meiji_mutsuhito_emperor.shtml

1867 Mutsuhito (Meiji)

1901: Death of Fukuzawa Yukichi, writer, teacher and thinker of Japanese Meiji  Era, born on October 1, 1835
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fukuzawa_Yukichi

1912: Death od Nicholas of Japan, Russian-Japanese monk and saint, born on August 1, 1836
http://orthodoxwiki.org/Nicholas_of_Japan
http://www.pravoslavie.ru/english/51599.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxE7AHOHIkc

1944: American forces invade and take control of the Marshall Islands, long occupied by the Japanese and used by them as a base for military operations
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-troops-capture-the-marshall-islands

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwHNTPqYR1I

1945: Beginning of the Battle of Manila
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_for_the_Liberation_of_Manila

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQnsmZsojYg

1959: Birth of Yasuharu Konishi, Japanese musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yasuharu_Konishi
http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3ez0a_speena-vs-yasuharu-konishi-material_music

Holidays and observances

Japan: the festival of Setsubun before spring



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